hate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈheɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/heɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hāt)


Inflections of 'hate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
hates
v 3rd person singular
hating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
hated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
hated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: detest
Synonyms:
detest, despise , loathe , dislike , not like, abhor, execrate, abominate, deplore, scorn , be repelled by, feel repulsion for, have an aversion toward, have an aversion towards, look at with loathing, be disgusted with, bear a grudge against, hold sth/sb in contempt, spit upon (informal), have it in for (slang), feel malice toward, feel malice towards, have a burning hatred for, dislike sth/sb intensely, not be able to stand, can't stand
Antonyms:
love , desire , cherish , prefer , admire, like , fancy , adore, idolize
Sense: Verb: be reluctant
Synonyms:
be reluctant, be unwilling, be loath, regret , can't stand (informal), not be keen (mainly UK)
Sense: Noun: hatred
Synonyms:
hatred , loathing , scorn , malice, contempt , malevolence, abhorrence, antipathy, enmity, disdain , ill will, spite , animosity, spitefulness, detestation, abomination, disgust, dislike , aversion, repulsion, revulsion, bitterness, rancor, rancour (UK)
Antonyms:
love , affection , desire , fondness, admiration, adoration

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